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Death Watch: Homicide, Drugs, Mental Incapacity
Garcia Glen White's time is running out
"...Although Garcia Glen White had a clean criminal record throughout much of his..."

Jan. 23, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Death Wish
Bruce Willis picks up where Charles Bronson left off.
"...good idea to remake Michael Winner’s film vigilantism classic Death Wish? The 1974 film, based on a book by..."

March 9, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Band Called Death
A black proto-punk band from Detroit that wouldn't compromise on its name is unearthed in this music doc 35 years after recording their original demo tracks.
"...A Band Called Death is this season’s engaging entry in the burgeoning field..."

June 28, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Janusz Gajos and Jerzy Stuhr. White is the second part of Polish filmmaker Kieslowski's three-color..."

June 24, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr.
"...frail shell of body and mind -- and Mr. Death is no exception. The film opens with a galvanizing,..."

Feb. 25, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Kiss of Death
"...Kathryn Erbe, Michael Rapaport and Ving Rhames. Kiss of Death is a solid piece of pulp drama that, nevertheless,..."

April 21, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Science of Death
State says science proves Swearingen guilt
"...have done in the case of Larry Swearingen, on death row for the kidnap-murder in 1998 of 19-year-old Melissa..."

Feb. 29, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

The White Ribbon
A disquieting feeling of apprehension is made palpable in Michael Haneke's import, The White Ribbon.
"...disquieting feeling of apprehension is made palpable in The White Ribbon. A series of strange and nasty events has..."

Feb. 19, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sex and Death 101
This serial-killer comedy, which screened during Fantastic Fest, is a self-indulgent, snarky, scattershot affair.
"...remained that way, because the filmmaker’s return, Sex and Death 101, which screened during Fantastic Fest, is a self-indulgent,..."

April 11, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Point Austin: Death in Custody
Sandra Bland was guilty of driving while black
"...The grim paradox of the most notorious recent death in custody of a young African-American (we need to..."

July 31, 2015 News Column by Michael King

DVDanger: Death Race 2050
Plus jungle Sacrifice! and street punk Parasites
"...Another year, another Death Race movie with Roger Corman's name attached. Don't worry,..."

Feb. 4, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Wise and Not White
White Republicans spend Tuesday wondering whether Sotomayor is unbiased…
" an individual right to bear arms, that the death penalty is constitutional, and that the law demands that..."

July 15, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Red White & Blue
Filmed in Austin, this horror film is a love story and hyperviolent revenge freakout that is well-performed and well-made.
"...the mind and has much to say about life, death, and ball-peen hammers. Fuller plays Erica, a wayward, broken..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sentimental Doom Death Song
Monarch Event Center's metal christening
"...out a local music demographic not limited to predominantly white downloaders. Two more stages, rooms holding 400 and 275,..."

Oct. 17, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

'The Death Penalty Is About Us'
'Dead Man Walking' scribe Sister Helen Prejean speaks in town tonight
" – newly subtitled “The Eyewitness Account Of The Death Penalty That Sparked a National Debate” – was released..."

Dec. 3, 2013 Books Post by Jessi Cape

Harris County Death Penalty: Race matters
New study shows race a factor in capital sentences
"...that race plays a role in who gets the death penalty and who doesn't. It's long been accepted that..."

June 6, 2008 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

Death Watch: Two More Executions Will Make Three in Five Weeks
Executions accelerate in 2015
"...year. That would have been four, but Garcia Glen White received a stay Tuesday, Jan. 27, of his scheduled..."

Jan. 30, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The Death of Brad Will
An American reporter films his own murder in Oaxaca, and Mexican and U.S. authorities look the other way
"...the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca was on fire. Death squads, the pistoleros of a despised governor, rolled through..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature by John Ross

Death Watch: Last Minute Reprieve Sought for Condemned Woman
UPDATE: Judge postpones execution until April
"...become the 493rd inmate executed since reinstatement of the death penalty, the first woman executed since 2005, and the..."

Jan. 29, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

"Rodney McMillian: Against a Civic Death" at the Contemporary Austin
In this thought-provoking exhibition, the Suzanne Booth Deal Art Prize winner asks, “What does an architecture of power look like to you?”
"...of the classic Greek Revival building we call the White House. Rodney McMillian renders this infamous structure in limp..."

March 16, 2018 Arts Feature by Melany Jean

The White Crow
Biopic of the great dancer Rudolf Nureyev rarely finds its feet
"...did not take his own character's advice for The White Crow, a fragmented retelling of Nureyev's career from arriving..."

May 17, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Death Watch: Racial Bias Infected Sentencing Hearing
Saga to secure new hearing for Duane Buck continues
"...That's the message of a statement of support for death row inmate Buck released Wednesday and signed by 102..."

March 21, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Death Valley Nights
BÖC's Spectres reissue brings out the ghosts
"...of kidnapping), and two older screwups. She was the white sheep of the family. And you know what they..."

Feb. 16, 2007 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Innocent Man Off Death Row
Ernest Ray Willis exonerated after 18 years behind bars
"...Oct. 7, Ernest Ray Willis walked away from Texas' death row a free man – the eighth condemned prisoner..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Death Watch: King Set to Die for James Byrd Lynching
Last-minute appeal seeks new trial as King maintains his innocence
"...jurors for fear they wouldn't be sympathetic to the white defendant. And John King, sentenced to die for the..."

April 19, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Death Watch: Lucky 13?
The state on pace for a baker's dozen of executions by year end
"...Now Alvin Braziel Jr. is staring down a death date of Dec. 11, for the 1993 robbery-murder of..."

Dec. 7, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Death Watch: Intellectually Disabled or Mentally Ill?
Three cases raise the question
"...was scheduled for June 21. Williams was sentenced to death in 2006 for killing a 93-year-old woman in a..."

June 15, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Texas Death Penalty Sentencing Declines
A new report shows sentencing on the decline – but Texas is still No. 1 when it comes to killing
"...The number of new death sentences imposed in Texas this year was the lowest..."

Dec. 11, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Death of Ben Brownlee
A Rockdale teenager's suicide raises questions about official protections for gay and transgendered kids
"...Less than 24 hours after his death, Johle heard a disturbing rumor that, in the weeks..."

Jan. 30, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Death Watch: The Merits of Hypnosis-Induced Testimony
Attorneys argue Charles Don Flores' conviction is rooted in junk science
"...Flores, 46, was sentenced to death after being found guilty of capital murder for the..."

June 3, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

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